Curley, Walter P. Jr.

New York, NY: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1973. F xv + 238 pages; with a useful index; black and white illustrated with maps and photographs of the principal royal families of the European world: Albania, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Portugal, Rumania, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Yugoslavia; extensively inscribed and signed on the front endpaper by the author "To my dear friend and (may I be cheeky enough to say) fellow author, Richard Dougherty, who wrote so poignantly about a Pretender to the American throne - with great respect and affection. Walter J.P. Curley New York city February 1974"; from the jacket information: "...among the aids to royalty-watchers included are brief historical synopses of claimants' royal houses as well as information about present royal and reigning families, other leading titles, and the American monarchical connection. Together with photographs, the material in this book demonstrates vividly how surprisingly alive monarchy as a way of life and government still may be..."; some edge, tips wear & short closed tears to dustjacket, still very presentable; the volume clean and in very good condition. Very Good Hardcover (Item ID: 24132)


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